EY Consultant / Senior Consultant, Transaction Tax (Financial Services), Sydney in Sydney, Australia

Consultant / Senior Consultant, Transaction Tax (Financial Services), Sydney

Tax

Requisition # SYD0039R

Post Date Feb 26, 2018

As a result of continued growth, our Sydney FS Transaction Tax team are looking for a talented Senior Consultant to play a key part in implementing our growth strategy.

The opportunity

As part of our market leading FS Transaction Tax team, you will advise Australian and international financial services groups and institutional investors (e.g., pension funds) and private equity funds on all tax aspects of their transactions, whether it is an acquisition, disposal, refinancing, restructuring, new fund or initial public offering. You will help clients throughout the transaction life cycle, from initial due diligence to post-deal implementation and beyond.

Your key responsibilities

In your role as Senior Consultant, you will provide assistance with buy-side and sell-side tax due diligence services and provide tax transaction support. You will prepare tax structuring advice and assist with transaction documentation and tax modelling services. As a Senior Consultant, you will have the opportunity to build strong relationships with our clients and other transaction advisors and be a key participant in project managing transaction timetables and deliverables.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Some financial services and/or transactions tax experience is desirable but individuals with strong tax skills looking to move into this area are encouraged to apply

  • Demonstrated success building lasting relationships with external clients and internal stakeholders

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and fun environment

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Relevant Australian tax experience, ideally gained in a chartered or law firm environment

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Individuals will ideally be CA / legally qualified or with relevant qualifications

  • Some financial services and/or transactions tax experience is desirable but individuals with tax skills looking to move into this area are encouraged to apply

What we look for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re passionate about Financial Services and Transaction Tax and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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